Extreme heat

Winter heat records smashed all over European continent

National records have fallen in eight countries - and regional records in another three.

BBC reports Warsaw, Poland, saw 18.9C (66F) on Sunday while Bilbao, Spain, was 25.1C - more than 10C above average.

The mild European weather comes as North America faces more severe storms, days after a deadly winter cold snap left more than 60 dead.